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Japan and Japanese Americans in the Pacific Metropolis through World War II

Meredith Oda

in The Gateway to the Pacific: Japanese Americans and the Remaking of San Francisco

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592602
eISBN:
9780226592886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226592886.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the changing meanings of San Francisco’s Pacific identity and its varying relationship to Japan, Japanese residents, and the evolving Japanese enclave. The chapter narrates the ... More


Nisei Women’s Roles in Family and Community during World War II

Valerie J. Matsumoto

in City Girls: The Nisei Social World in Los Angeles, 1920-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199752249
eISBN:
9780199377053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752249.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter examines the experiences of Nisei women during World War II, focusing on twelve individuals whose lives supply strong connecting threads between the Japanese American family routines of ... More


The 1944 Korematsu Supreme Court Decision

Eric K. Yamamoto

in In the Shadow of Korematsu: Democratic Liberties and National Security

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190878955
eISBN:
9780190878986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878955.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter unravels the World War II majority and dissenting opinions in Korematsu v. United States, describing the recited factual foundations of the Court’s ruling (along with the dissenters’ ... More


Subversion

in Concentration Camps on the Home Front: Japanese Americans in the House of Jim Crow

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226354767
eISBN:
9780226354774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354774.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on U.S. Representative John Rankin, who frequently captured the spirit of mainstream American political discourse in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Forging alliances with ... More


Segregation, Expatriation, Annihilation

in Concentration Camps on the Home Front: Japanese Americans in the House of Jim Crow

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226354767
eISBN:
9780226354774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354774.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter on the consequences of Japanese American incarceration begins not, as so many do, with the bombing that began the war but rather with the bombing that ended the war. It argues that, ... More


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